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Baru Latino Restaurante

#490 of 2,889 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
West Point Grey
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
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2535 Alma St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 3R8, Canada (West Broadway / West 10th Ave)
6042229171
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17:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Refreshing palate with a real twist from North American/ European fare. Nice change. Order a mint drink forget the name.. Awesome kick back place to meet friends and chow down

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Thank Neville W
Vancouver
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here for the first time during the dine-out event. Service was great, decor is cosy and fine Food quality was average but is over priced .

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Thank CalvinBearVancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My best friend and I came here for a nice dinner and a chat. We got seated right away and within a few seconds later the server arrived to welcome us. The food was great and the service was good. It's not a fine dining place but it is a top notch place for dinner. We will be back again.

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Thank Michael T
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My food was a bit bland and I needed to pepper and hot sauce it up. My wife enjoyed hers and our friends enjoyed their three course meal. We went for Dine Out Vancouver. Service was very good.

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Thank Joel K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we had a wonderful night! The restaurant is nicely decorated: modern with a latin twist. Service was impeccable, and the cocktails were DELICIOUS. The food, while perhaps not entirely traditional South American, had all of the comforting flavours you expect from latino cuisine, with an upscale twist. I will definitely be... More 

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Thank Megan C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I started going here in 2009 when I lived in Vancouver and just came back for the first time since I moved away. So happy that the food and (more importantly) the mojitos are as delicious as I remember. The restaurant was a little noisy and overwarm (maybe from the open kitchen), and we had at least 3 servers, which... More 

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Thank WayfaringArchivist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I am from Colombia and have been wanting to check this place out as I live in Vancouver and miss the food from my country. They claim to be the only Latin Restaurant in Vancouver with a range of dishes from different parts of South America. When I checked the menu, it looked very promising as they offered a lot... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

the food is exceptional- the service is exceptional, we love going there and are always recommending it to family and friends-

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Thank STEPHEN K
Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to Baru because it was recommended by Chilean friends. We walked there from UBC but there is a bus stop outside and also I read underground parking. We pre-booked our table online and this was handled very efficiently. I think this is a good idea for Friday or Saturday nights. The seating is comfortable and well spaced except... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Overall a very pleasant experience. Underground parking available, reservations accepted, attentive service, excellent food, reasonable prices,great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2535 Alma St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 3R8, Canada
    (West Broadway / West 10th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 99B Line stop, #7 Dunbar,#4, #17, #9
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West Point Grey
  • Neighbourhood: West Point Grey
  • Phone Number: 6042229171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Point Grey is one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods, especially known for its easygoing and admired beachfronts. Locals crowd the Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach, especially in the summer, where a sprawling view of the English Bay awaits. The central village is an oasis of sovereign shops, many of them in local operation for years. The neighbourhood has a more personal feeling to it, and can be a wonderful and much-needed break from the bustle of big-city life, being a little haven of peace and quiet with an almost village temperament in the heart of Vancouver.
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